Alachua County, Florida 

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Population

271,218

+6.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$42,045

Median Home Price

$237,000

Median Age

31.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

3.6 / 8.5

summer / winter

FL Gifts

Best Places to Live in Alachua County, Florida

College town - North-central Florida, 60 miles south of Georgia border. April, November and October are the most pleasant months in Alachua County, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

alachua, FL Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
College-town amenities
Performing arts
Healthcare
Cons
Summer heat
Violent crime rate
Air service


What Bert Has To Say About Gainesville Metro Area

A Florida place many across the country haven’t heard of or thought about a lot, Gainesville has quietly but steadily marched to the head of the class. Gainesville is a right-sized college town centered on the 36,000-student University of Florida. The university is the area’s largest employer, and the economic picture, recently mixed, has recovered well and the area is now one of the strongest and most diverse economies in the state.


QUICK FACTS

Country: United States
State: Florida
County: Alachua County
Metro Area: Gainesville
Political Ideology: Strongly liberal
City: Gainesville, Alachua, 9 total
Zip Codes: 32608, 32607, 32606, 32605, 32609, 32601, 32615, 32641, 32669, 32653, 20 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 96 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Alachua County is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Alachua County jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Alachua County's cost of living is 8.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Alachua County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Alachua county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 62.7% to 35.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Alachua County's population is 271,218 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 6.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Alachua County is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.0%.

SCHOOLS
Alachua County public schools spend $9,228 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in Alachua County. More Education



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Housing Market in alachua

It's a good time to buy in Alachua. Home Appreciation is up 11.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Alachua is .

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Reviews for Alachua   1 Reviews
Lovely county - 7/23/2021
This is a great county! The city of Gainesville is amazing and very diverse. There is plenty of things to do and the school system is on of the best. Also UF and St. Fe... Read More

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ZIP CODES IN ALACHUA COUNTY, FLORIDA
32608, 32607, 32606, 32605, 32609, 32601, 32615, 32641, 32669, 32653, 20 total

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